VYPE 411: O.D. Wyatt's Marcell McCreary
Marcell McCreary recently won the DFW Boys Public School Basketball Player of the Year fan poll. VYPE caught up with McCreary for the 411 on the star from O.D. Wyatt.
VYPE: How long have you been playing basketball and how did you get your start?
McCreary: I've been playing basketball for around 10 years. I got my start from playing in the house with my mother using two door frames and rolled up socks.
VYPE: What is your favorite thing about basketball?
McCreary: My favorite thing about basketball is being able to go against someone that thinks they are better than me and then showing them up.
VYPE: Go-to pregame meal? Routine?
McCreary: An hour before each game I get mentally focused by listening to music. Next, I do my own individual stretches that consist of jumping rope and using resistance bands.
VYPE: Favorite subject in school?
McCreary: My favorite subject in school is math.
VYPE: Who's the toughest player you've ever faced on the court?
McCreary: The toughest player I had to face on the court was Grant Sherfield during numerous training sessions.
VYPE: Off the court, what is your favorite thing to do?
McCreary: My favorite thing to do while off the court is to relax, hangout, and be social.
VYPE: In all of your years playing basketball, what is the one memory from the game you'll never forget?
McCreary: One memory I won't forget from the game is when I played in the 8th grade playoffs and scored 30 points while having the flu.